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September 25, 2021

Flamenco not flamingo

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New venues of concern in Ballina

The Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of new venues of concern associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

Other News

New Nesbitt Park mountain bike skills course in Lismore

Though Lismore is currently in lockdown, the city has inaugurated a new sporting activity in Nesbitt Park that will make residents want to enjoy outdoors as soon as possible.

Wearing drink bottles on your bum to save rainforests

Undies entrepreneur Brendan Lo doesn’t see himself as a smart arse, but his take on some old bit of wisdom is a bit cheeky.

Vale Aunty Dulcie Nicholls 21.10.29 – 19.09.21

There is deep sadness in the community at the passing of Arakwal elder and matriarch, Dulcie Joan Nicholls, nee Kay, who was a proud Bundjalung woman born on Country at Tallow Creek, Byron Bay, October 21, 1929.

Tackling cane toads on the Tweed

Tweed Shire Council has put in place a plan to deal with the cane toad population in the area. Along with the not-for-profit organisation Watergum, Tweed Shire has launched a project for collecting toads that will begin in October.

Tweed Council says ‘No’ to State government taking their developer income

Tweed Shire Councillors have rejected a proposal by the NSW government, that would reduce the ability of local councils to collect infrastructure contributions from developers.

COVID-19 updated venue of concern excludes Lismore’s Workers

The Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) have updated their list of venues of concern for the Lismore LGA.

The Saruzu Quartet are a fiery flamenco-tango-jazz ensemble. Their interpretation of the rich harmonies of Argentine tango, the wild improvisations of gypsy jazz and the fire and grace of flamenco is exhilarating. Evocative of a 1920s Paris cafe scene filtered through an edgy and contemporary sensibility, the Saruzu Quartet is a celebration of the musical passions of its members – renowned violinist Shenton Gregory, sensual flamenco dancer and fiery percussionist Simone Pope, ferociously cool jazz bass player Andrew Shaw and laidback guitar virtuoso Andrew Veivers.

The Saruzu Quartet’s second self-produced recording – Segundo – slinks onto your stereo, impeccably clad and very well heeled, demanding your head twist twice to take in its smooth delivery.

Special guest vocalist Kacey Patrick (Stringmansassy) lends her angelic tones to a mesmerising remake of the Duke Ellington tune Caravan and the hypnotic Historia de un Amor. Inspired and exciting.

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